Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Tropical Traditions Organic Coconut Flour Review & Giveaway


I was really excited to try Tropical Traditions Coconut Flour!! We don't use wheat flour in our house, but just your normal white flour.  It's what I was raised with and what I'm used to.  But we've been trying to get everyone in the house to eat healthier for awhile now, and I knew that this had to be better for us.

I decided to make a blueberry buckle with it.  It's not on the Coconut Recipes that Tropical Traditions has, but it was one of my dad's favorites and I had plenty of fruit in the freezer.  However, when I actually got the berries unthawed, I realized they were raspberries.  I pulled the wrong bag out of the freezer! Oh well, I was making it anyway and I'm glad I did!

The Organic Coconut Flour is semi-sweetened, so I cut back a 1/4 of a cup of sugar in the recipe.  The blend of raspberries, coconut, and spices just bursts in our mouths.  I was hoping to take a picture for you, but it was eaten too fast! Guess they do like my cooking after all lol

On a health standpoint, the Organic Coconut Flour is 100% gluten free, high in fiber and high in protein.  You see all those commercials about eating high fiber cereal.  Just put a teaspoon of the coconut flour in a glass of water, stir, and enjoy! You can also use it in smoothies and many other uses.  You can see all of the Tropical Tradition Coconut recipes here.

I am very happy with Tropical Traditions Coconut Flour.  I'm going to be using it in a roux sauce this weekend when I'm cooking. I think the flavor will be a perfect addition to a soup.

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  1. This cake looks delicions - Foolproof Gluten Free Coconut Flour Cake

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  7. I really expected to go find a recipe for a nice cookie or muffin, but when I saw Gluten Free Coconut Fried Shrimp Coconut Flour Recipe - I was hooked!! (After that, I'm looking at the pizza ... )

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  11. The first one I would try would be the Banana coconut flour recipe.
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  12. I didn't get down too far on the page and saw the making a foolproof gluten free coconut flour chocolate cake. It looks good. Also I would like to try it the next time I make cobbler :)
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